Highlighted Issues at the Second ACD Summit in Bangkok
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summarized highlighted issues at the second Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Summit, hosted by Thailand on 10 October 2016, when leaders and high-level delegates from 34 member countries have participated, under the theme “One Asia, Diverse Strengths.”
Thailand to Push for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in AC
The second Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Summit, hosted by Thailand, concluded successfully on 10 October 2016. Thailand has offered to take the lead in promoting inclusive and sustainable development in ACD.
ACD Members Urged to Promote Inclusiveness among All Sectors
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged all Member States of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) to promote inclusiveness among all sectors through the public-private-people partnership, so that they could jointly formulate policy toward sustainable growth of Asia.
Top Nations for Visa Application of Chinese Tourists
China's largest online travel agency recently released a ranking of visa application based on countries. It received surging numbers of visa applications from Chinese tourists in the first half of the year. Thailand, Singapore and South Korea were the top three countries visited.
Prayut hails King’s philosophy in UN address
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has raised His Majesty the King’s sufficiency economy philosophy (SEP) as a model principle for the Group of 77 developing countries to follow in order to achieve the United Nations’ 2030 sustainable development goals. It was one of the key events for Prayut to express Thailand's leading capacity in the international arena.
Bangkok Takes Title in 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations
Bangkok is the top-ranked destination city by international overnight visitor arrivals according to the annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index released today. The Index provides more than a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world. It projects visitor volume and spend estimates for the 2016 calendar year, while delivering a deeper understanding of how people travel and spend around the world. As cross-border travel and spending continue to grow at a faster pace than the world GDP, the world’s cities continue to be engines of broader economic growth.